A rare Meissen figure of a Japanese woman and child, circa 1745-50
Lot 149
A rare Meissen group of a Japanese woman and child, circa 1745-50
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,680) inc. premium
Lot Details
A rare Meissen group of a Japanese woman and child, circa 1745-50
Probably modelled by J.J. Kaendler and Peter Reinicke, seated on a high-backed chair holding a fruit bowl, a child to her right side, wearing a puce tunic decorated with flowers, a green skirt and yellow shoes, the base applied with leaves and flowers, 11cm high, impressed 32 (restored)

Footnotes

  • Based on an engraving by J.J. Balechou, after Boucher's 'Les Délices de l'Enfance' of around 1744. Another example of this group was sold in these Rooms, 25 May 2011, lot 196. Other groups from the series were sold in these Rooms, 14 May 2008, lot 67, and 3 December 2008, lots 173, 174 and 175.
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  1. Nette Megens
    Specialist - European Ceramics
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